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FirstWatch

7118 Cortez Road, Bradenton, FL
9417926071
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Ranked #18 of 389 restaurants in Bradenton
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner, Healthy, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. Their fresh, award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch dishes are made using only the best ingredients without the use of heat lamps or deep fryers. The best part is their creative menu features traditional favorites like omelets, pancakes, salads and sandwiches.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. Their fresh, award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch dishes are made using only the best ingredients without the use of heat lamps or deep fryers. The best part is their creative menu features traditional favorites like omelets, pancakes, salads and sandwiches.
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English first
Bradenton, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It is amazing that it is a chain. It feels like a nice cafe. Food is great and service as well. Some unusual offerings on their menu, kind of like a surprise when you see some of the choices. Only problem is not accepting resrvations for larger groups. Makes it difficult to sit together whereas if they accepted resrvations they... More

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Pendleton, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

When on vacation in Bradenton, First Watch is always a must. Actually, we usually hit this spot two or three times per trip depending on how long we're in town! It looks brand new/very modern and is always immaculate. The waitstaff is friendly and efficient. The menu has all delicious breakfast items you would expect and they are not overly... More

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

docmarten01 - Thank you for all your visits! It's great to know our fresh, tasty and made-to-order food and friendly service keeps you coming back whenever you're in town. We look forward to your next visit! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Allentown
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This bistro is worth the drive. The food is fresh, and very well prepared. The menu is inventive. With lots of different dishes, everyone in your party is sure to find something they like. Our party of 4, teenager to elderly grandparent, all found sandwiches, soups, and salads that we loved and shared with each other.

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Cari T, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Wyyll - It is wonderful to know our tasty food was worth the drive! We are very happy the whole family found something to satisfy their cravings on our menu. We hope to see you all again soon! Cari, First Watch Customer Service More

Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

They have the best Veggie Burger I have ever had - love the sauce -- the entire sandwich is delicious. Open only for breakfast and lunch. I like the fact you can get breakfast items at lunch.

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Nancy A - Thank you! We love to hear how much you enjoy our veggie burger! We hope to see you back for breakfast, lunch or breakfast for lunch soon! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Bradenton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I have been to several First Watch restaurants but this one is by far the best. The food is excellent, served quickly and excellent quality. The severs are all friendly and efficient and work together well. The Manger, Paul Girard is an excellent manager and you can tell the servers work very well with him. Paul is friendly and visits... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Wes H - We are thrilled you had such an amazing experience with us. We especially appreciate your comments about our hardworking and friendly team. Thank you! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Went with friends for Sunday breakfast. Varied menu, large portions. Excellent. All six ordered different meals, all were well satisfied. Very busy, but restaurant handles crowd flow well, minimized waiting time.

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Larry R - Thank you for starting your Sunday with us! It is great to hear you and all of your friends enjoyed their breakfast with us. Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Every time we eat here we say how spotlessly clean it is and how much we enjoy breakfast here. Eggs, pancakes, whatever you choose you will enjoy it. Try the oatmeal on one of your visits - it's really special. Service is top-notch! Friendly friendly service!! Midway through your first meal here you will know for sure it will not... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Manatee1965 - From our tasty food to our friendly service to our clean atmosphere, we are thrilled you always have a wonderful breakfast with us. Thank you for all your visits! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Bradenton, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Three to five of us get together every Saturday morning for breakfast and brainstorm how to increase the impact of Faith UMC to the West Bradenton community. The friendly service and great food convinced us from the first visit to make it a regular meeting spot. I particularly like the Triathlete, the best egg white omelette I've ever eaten, and... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

Steve P - We are honored to be your go to meeting place on Saturday mornings! It's great to know we help fuel so many worthwhile brainstorming sessions. We look forward to hosting you all again soon! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Bradenton, Florida
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Fresh, creative food. Love the Key West Crepe. Extremely clean and pleasant. Wait staff is friendly and efficient. There are a few locations and the ones I've tried were all excellent. They do close at 2:30 p.m. and I wish they had longer hours.

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

JLC54 - We're thrilled you always enjoy our creative dishes, friendly service and warm atmosphere. Thank you for all your visits to First Watch! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

Omaha, Nebraska
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We've been coming to Florida for 25 years and for some reason had never heard of First Watch. We gave it a try and thought the breakfast was outstanding! The menu was varied and offered many unique items. The portion sizes were good sized and the food was high quality. Service was quick and very friendly. They definitely made us... More

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Jessica R, Guest Relations Manager at FirstWatch, responded to this review

JD19666 - We are so happy you finally made your way in to see us! It is great to hear how much you enjoyed our extensive menu, tasty food, filling portions and service. We hope to see you again very soon! Jessica, First Watch Customer Service More

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